Childhood - The future of childhood

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RECONSTRUCTION of CHILDHOOD

  • Children are at top of league tables for self harm ect
  • PALMER - Technology has effected childrens development, 'toxic childhood'
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SEPARATE CHILDHOOD

OPIE:

  • Childhood is not disapperaing
  • There is a differentiation between adults and children - books, nursury rhymes, games
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DISAPPEARANCE of CHILDHOOD

  • TV blurs distiction and destroys information hirearchy - doesn't take any skills to access it
  • Middle ages - children entered adulthood at an early age
  • POSTMAN - Childhood is disappearing at dazzeling speed
  • 19th centurty - sharp division as adults could read ect and children could not
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